Gas identification set

Not applicable
Generic DOT (UN) entry.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.


Hazards and Protection.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Fully encapsulating, vapor protective clothing should be worn for spills and leaks with no fire. Stop leak if you can do it without risk or turn leaking containers so that gas escapes rather than liquid. Do not direct water at spill or source of leak. Isolate area until gas has dispersed.

Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Vapors from liquefied gas are initially heavier than air and spread along ground.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Exposure effects
May cause irritation. May be fatal if inhaled.
May cause irritation. May be fatal if absorbed through the skin. Contact with gas or liquefied gas may cause burns, severe injury and/or frostbite.
See Skin.

First aid
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult. Effects may be delayed.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. In case of contact with liquefied gas, thaw frosted parts with lukewarm water. Effects may be delayed.
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. Effects may be delayed.

UN number
Response guide